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Conference paper

Finding the way to success in implementing Lean Construction in an unfavourable context

When it comes to lean implementation, the operational attributes of developing countries can cause significant impacts on priorities, tools and techniques. This paper took Iranian construction as a sample and sought to identify and prioritise the factors that could significantly contribute to the success of...
Journal article

The implementation of lean construction and six sigma concepts in light brick installation: a case study in Cordova apartment project

Sustainability has become a significant issue this decade, and construction companies are required to be able to manage their resources effectively and efficiently through the completion of environmentally friendly projects. The purpose of this study is to minimize waste in light brick installation using lean...
Data portal

Visualising NSW electorates: building approvals

Using building approvals data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the NSW Parliamentary Research Service has produced estimates of building approvals across all 93 NSW electorates. These estimates were derived using population-weighted correspondences. The map shows percentage change in the number or value of building...
Journal article

Wetland governance: contested aspirations and reflexive roles of local professionals toward worlding cities in Tai Lake Basin

This paper examines the contested agendas generated by Tai Lake Basin’s (TLB) recent wetland constructions and how these dynamics have stimulated the particular aspirations concerning nature among various local actors. Through interviews with local ecologists, landscape architects, and environmental engineers, this paper details how they...
Conference paper

Key aspects of maturity assessment in Lean Construction

To achieve Lean Construction maturity in the management of the construction project is a continuous improvement process that occurs when the LC implementation is integrated into the life cycle of the construction project. This research presents a maturity assessment model and an evolution strategy to...
Conference paper

Lean thinking for structural engineers

The lean application in construction sector has received significant attention. Building up on previous recommendations regarding lean design and construction, this study explored lean thinking for Structural Engineers (SE) to identify new, efficient and innovative ways for executing structural designs and engineering works.
Technical report

Health and safety management using building information modelling: phase one report

This report presents the outcomes of Phase 1 of four phases and identifies solutions for integrating the work health and safety (WHS) aspect in BIM-enabled project planning, design and delivery.
Journal article

An affect-based built environment video analytics

The research described in this article integrated objective and subjective human analyses of the built environment. The Affect-Based Built Environment Video Analytics (BEST) gathers and analyzes data on human affective attitudes and emotional and physiological states in the built environment and delivers these to city...
Journal article

Integrated BIM-based LCA for the entire building process using an existing structure for cost estimation in the Swiss context

The main objective of this study is to develop an integrated BIM-LCA method for the entire building process by relating it to an established workflow.
Journal article

Automatic structural design by a set-based parametric design method

Modern structural design faces new challenges, such as addressing the needs of several stakeholders and satisfying the criteria for achieving sustainability. In this project, the selected method was successfully applied and it was observed that it resulted in bridges that were more efficient in terms...